30 Wildcats on NSIC All-Academic Team
Wayne State College had 30 student-athletes named to the 2017 Northern Sun Conference Spring All-Academic Team.
To be eligible for the team, a student-athlete must be a member of the varsity traveling team and have a cumulative grade-point-average of 3.20 or better. The student-athlete must also have reached sophomore academic and athletic standing at the institution represented with one full year completed at that particular institution.
Three Wildcat teams had eight All-Academic selections – baseball, men’s track and field and women’s track and field – while softball saw six athletes receive All-Academic honors.
The following is a listing of Wayne State student-athletes named to the 2017 NSIC Spring All-Academic Team:
Cody Jenkins, Sr., Englewood, Colo.; Aaron Krier, Sr., Aurelia, Iowa; Joey Lenihan, Sr., Wayne; Teague McFadden, Sr., Loveland, Colo.; Spencer Johnson, Jr., Centennial, Colo.; Dalton Smith, Jr., Omaha; Gabe Hoogers, So., Sioux City, Iowa; Kyle Thompson, So., Omaha.
Melanie Alyea, Sr., Phelan, Calif.; Monique Alyea, Sr., Phelan, Calif.; Rachel Shumaker, Jr., Whittier, Calif.; Katelyn Wobken, Jr., Scribner; Abbie Hix, So., Wayne; Riley Vanderveen , So., Burlington, Wash.;
Men’s Outdoor Track and Field
Nicholas Fly, Sr., Omaha; Corbin Lehn, Sr., Shelton; Allen Arauz, Jr., Norfolk; Derek Lahm, Jr., Columbus; Brandon Marker, Jr., Springfield; Kole Heller, So., Platte, S.D.; Matthew Nemec, So., Hayward, Minn.; Richard Sweeney, So., Blair.
Women’s Indoor Track and Field
Mary Alderson, Sr., Fremont; Samantha Kennedy, Sr., Sutherland; Melissa Kroll, Sr., Dunlap, Iowa; Michaela Dendinger, Jr., Coleridge; Tessa Ives, Jr., Verdigre; Kacie O’Connor, Jr., Sundance, Wyo.; Siera Zach, Jr., Stanton; Tia Jones, So., Elkhorn.